week 2 home work i need help asap due tomorrow

Imagine you are a European immigrant to America, trying to adapt to the new life you sought. You want to share your experiences with your family back home so they will better understand. 

 

Choose a country of origin and religious tradition:

 

·         Country of origin

 

o    Poland

o    Italy

o    Bulgaria

o    Greece

o    Ukraine

o    Czechoslovakia 

o    Serbia

 

·         Religious tradition

 

o    Catholic

o    Jewish

o    Lutheran

o    Other Protestant

o    No religious tradition

 

Write a 700- to 1,050-word first-person description of your experiences as an immigrant to America in the late 19th or early 20th century. The description should take the form of a journal entry, autobiography, or diary.

 

Include descriptions of the following:

 

·         The political, social, or economic factors that precipitated your migration

·         The journey across the ocean, including sleeping accommodations and available food

·         Ellis Island

·         The city you settle in and why

·         The racist attitudes of some Americans

·         Tenement housing

·         Factory conditions, hours worked, and pay

·         The status your children eventually achieve

 

Format references consistent with APA guidelines.

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